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Perhaps you’ve decided last minute that you’re going to attend the world’s most important sporting event. Or you bought a flight to Rio for August and have realized suddenly that you know nothing about where you’re going and what will …

It’s that time of year again. Time to stare at your television for two weeks as the world’s most gifted abdominals athletes compete for the title of Olympic Champion. Yes, another four years has come and gone, and once again …

In addition to Health Ministry warnings about Zika, alarm bells are also being raised for those traveling to the Rio Olympics due to the prevalence of a date rape drug called boa noite, Cinderela (“good night, Cinderella”).

The name may …

Gerardo “Tata” Martino tendered his resignation as coach of the Argentine football team today, making the institutional crisis the Argentine Football Association (AFA) is going through even worse than it already is. He made the decision following an apparently unfruitful …

Have a seat and stay calm: Gerardo Werthein, the chair of the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA), today said that “there’s a 50 percent chance that the Argentine men’s national football team won’t take part in the upcoming Olympic Games due …

A weak real and the upcoming Olympics mean the price of well, everything, in Brazil is on the rise (unless you’re coming here with dollars, in which case the weakened currency is in your favor and you can blow your …

If Leo Messi’s retirement from the national team wasn’t enough sad news in the world of Argentine football, it just got a bit grimmer.

As of now, Argentina has not officially filled its football roster for the Río de Janeiro …

Ahead of the Rio Olympic Games this August, the Health Ministry is advising Argentines traveling to Brazil to prevent the spread of the Zika virus by not giving blood for up to four weeks after returning to the motherland and …

Brazil may be going into a full-blown meltdown at the moment, from President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment process to the ongoing Zika epidemic, but at least the country’s athletes are clean and healthy. In fact, so stringent and effective are its …

The Argentine men will face Honduras, Algeria and Portugal in Group D at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August, while the Argentina Football Association (AFA) has decided against entering a woman’s team.

While Portugal may pose a …